LUMIN U2 mini

LUMIN U2 mini

kr26,990.00

Following in the footsteps of one of our most popular models, LUMIN U2 Mini introduces our all-new processing system, delivering greater flexibility and future-proofing.

Capable of upsampling and downsampling all the way from 44.1kHz to 384kHz/DSD256 and supporting playback of DSD512, LUMIN U2 MINI is the perfect streaming partner for your DAC.

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Main features

  • Transport-only LUMIN for combination with an external DAC
  • The first LUMIN to feature our all-new processing system
  • Faster processor provides greater resampling flexibility – upsampling and downsampling to every supported format up to DSD256/PCM348 to hit your DAC’s sweetspot
  • Increased capacity for future updates
  • New surface finish taken from the high-end P1
  • Quad native clock system for precision timing
  • 5 types of digital audio output including USB
  • MQA Decoding
  • Roon Ready
  • Leedh Processing volume control

Builds on the massive success of U1 Mini

Completely new processing hardware and software deliver improved features and increased resampling flexibility while retaining all the musicality that was noted in so many outstanding U1 Mini reviews.

Key hardware features carried over from U1 Mini include the quad clocking system and 5 different digital outputs with USB now capable of up to DSD512!

The new model is also finished in a new silky surfacing process taken from our high-end P1 that is less susceptible to finger marks and easier to clean.

 

All the usual LUMIN refinements

  • From MQA to DSD, FLAC to WAV, LUMIN can play all the high-resolution formats you could ever want
  • Native support for TIDAL, Qobuz, Spotify and AirPlay, giving you access to tens of millions of songs
  • The unique and intuitive LUMIN App described as «fantastically intuitive and easy to use» by What Hi-Fi
  • LUMIN programme of continuous development that has seen Apple Silicon Mac support, TIDAL Connect, FLAC Lossless Radio and TIDAL Suggested/Related tracks added in 2021 alone.

 

 

Specs:

STREAMING PROTOCOL:

  • UPnP AV protocol with audio streaming extension (OpenHome)
  • Roon Ready
  • Spotify Connect
  • Apple AirPlay
  • Gapless Playback
  • On-Device Playlist

APP FEATURES:

  • Native support for TIDAL, MQA, Qobuz and TuneIn Radio.
  • Spotify Connect
  • Tidal Connect
  • Tidal MQA icons to identify high-res music
  • Qobuz high-res icons to identify high-res music
  • Volume control
  • High-resolution artwork
  • Artwork caching
  • Search
  • Multiple tag handling
  • Composer tag support
  • Album-grouping in playlist
  • Automatic internet links to artists/album/songs
  • Saving and restoring of playlists (including Tidal and Quobuz)

SUPPORTED AUDIO FILE FORMATS:

  • DSD Lossless: DSF (DSD), DIFF (DSD), DoP (DSD)
  • PCM Lossless: FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), WAV, AIFF
  • Compressed (lossy) Audio: MP3, AAC (in M4A container)
  • MQA

INPUT:

  • Ethernet RJ45 network 100Base-T (1000Base-T Gigabit on X1 / U1 / U2 MINI / D2 / M1)
  • USB storage, flash drive, USB hard disk (Single-partition FAT32, NTFS and EXT2/3 only)

SUPPORTED CONTROL DEVICES:

  • All models of Apple iPad (v2 or later). iOS 8.0 or later required. Full Retina Display support.
  • Android devices. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later required

OTHER:

  • Programme of Continuous Development – Firmware-upgradable for further features and enhancements

DSD SUPPORT:

  • Up to DSD512 11.2MHz, 1-bit

PCM SUPPORT:

  • Up to 384kHz, 16–32-bit, Stereo

DIGITAL OUTPUT STAGE:

  • USB:
    • DSD512, 11.2MHz, 1-bit, Stereo
    • PCM 44.1–384kHz, 16–24-bit, Stereo

OPTICAL, COAXIAL RCA, COAXIAL BNC & AES/EBU:

  • DSD (DoP, DSD over PCM) 2.8MHz, 1-bit
  • PCM 44.1kHz–192kHz, 16–24-bit

POWER SUPPLY:

  • Internal shielded 100–240V AC auto-ranging

PHYSICAL:

FINISH:

  • Raw brushed aluminium or black anodised brushed aluminium

U2 Mini UNIT:

  • 300mm (W), 244mm (D), 60mm (H), 2.5kg